Entry #1437: Right to change legal gender in Scotland

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RegionScotland
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start DateApr 4, 2005
End Datenow
DescriptionThe Act gives transsexual people legal recognition as members of the sex appropriate to their gender (male or female) allowing them to acquire a new birth certificate, affording them full recognition of their acquired sex in law for all purposes, including marriage.
Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gender_Recognition_Act_2004
Reports (4)
  • Newer law has been passed "You don't need surgery. It's a pain in the arse to get a gender recognition certificate but GRS isn't a part of the process."
  • Status is not correct "No surgery is needed to acquire a gender recognition certificate."
  • Status is not correct "Does not require surgery; same as England"
  • Status is not correct "Status is Legal but surgery is not required."

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